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, ktvu channel 2 news. >> another victim of the shooting was laid to rest today. >> friends, family and law enforcement officers gathered to mourn the little boy in connecticut. a rabbi called it a touching ceremony, people came together in solidarity to say good-bye. he was celebrateds a -- celebrated as a pure innocent child. he will be sorely missed. >> his brother said he could have been anything if he lived and grown old. >> at schools all over the bay area they had to talk about the massacre. ktvu's david stevenson is in san francisco tonight and tells us how they handled it there. david? >> reporter: frank, parents and the school district worked to explain the massacre to young students here while also working to prevent a similar event from happening here. >> reporter: as newton, connecticut laid to rest some of the children, san francisco worked to reassure children and others. >> it is a sheltering. >> reporter: she says her group sent parents information on how to talk to kids about the tragedy. >> we had the range of feed back from parents. you know, very worried, very e
,000 teens across the country. live in newton, connecticut, john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >> he was also laid to rest today. he was a bright boy who liked to read and figure out how things worked. his twin sister survived the shooting. she was in a different classroom. family says he rougherred her -- referred to her as his best friend. >> some schools are rethinking security, ktvu's david stevenson joins us now. >> reporter: this san francisco school has long kept posted the rules it hopes that will keep students safe but today other grade levels are looking at campus security. >> reporter: as students enjoyed a break, officials were busy reviewing their emergency plans in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school massacre. >> pull kids out of the hallway, lock doors, stay away from windows, wait for law enforcement. >> reporter: the focus on security isn't limited to elementary school students. >> every school age and every developmental age is different for how you address this. >> reporter: they expected some students to be too upset to take finals today. >> wasn't any heavy absen
says the nra has it all wrong. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> good evening and thanks for joining us for this special late edition of ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 i'm jane katsuyama in for heather holmes. >> i'm ken wayne. a series of powerful storms slams the bay area. we're on storm watch with team coverage and we begin with ken pritchett with how wind affected people's plans today. >> reporter: ken, about half an hour ago it was a foggy drive over the bay bridge. right now it's as clear as it can be and that is how quickly things have changed. earlier this afternoon wind advisories for bay area bridges and the windiest we found was this morning in pacifica. with winds this strong, and waves this high, there was little doubt that the pacifica pier would be closed. >> i think the mayan apocalypse is running a few days late. >> reporter: we're told that the waves crashed he over the pier. >> it's so windy. >> elsewhere this storm led to localized flooding in scattered parts of the bay area. despite the mess, the co
in connecticut we turn flow to ktvu's amber lee with new information about the gunman and the puzzle investigators are piecing together tonight. >> reporter: the picture that's emerging is about a troubled young man who didn't cause much attention to himself throughout most of his life. sudden listen causing headlines as the perpetrator of the worse shooting in this country. tonight there's an eerieness at sandy hook elementary as the community and police try to find answers. the young man was dressed in black, he was armed with at least two handguns and without saying a word opened fire. >> an investigation like this is like a puzzle. we want to form a puzzle together and form a complete pig so everyone without any doubt whatsoever can truly understand what occurred. >> reporter: a s.w.a.t. team went to the newtown home where adam lived with his mother nancy. it appears he killed her there before taking her car to the school. >> you can't understand what happened, that he snapped, what have you and they took such innocent lives. >> reporter: police are now reporting that they recov
. ktvu's rob roth has been on this story since it began. >> reporter: police now believe he first killed his mother then drove to the school in her car. authoritys are trying to find a motive for the massacre here at sandy hook elementary school in newtown community. among the dead is who police say is the gunman. they believe he killed his mother at their home before going on the rampage at sandy hook where his mother was a teacher. >> there is a related scene that we found as we were continuing the investigation. and specifically investigating the shooting. >> reporter: lance's brother reported that he suffered of a personality of a disorder, saying some what autistic. >> can you wrap your head around that? >> no i cannot. i don't know who would do anything like this. >> so your general sense is what? >> this is unspeakable. i first heard about it, i'm still in shock. i want to go. >> reporter: police in connecticut plan to hold their next briefing early tomorrow morning. where they say they may have more information on adam lanza. reporting from the newsroom, rob roth. >>> it all bega
janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a stolen truck burst into flames overnight and then the fire spread to a nearby commercial building. it happened just after midnight on claire street in oakland. ktvu channel 2 reporter lorraine blanco is live with the very latest on the police investigation into the fire that sent one person to the hospital. dramatic flames too. lorraine. >> reporter: yeah. those flames were dramatic. the owner of the building was out here this morning. he was surveying the damage. he says he's still in shock. we can see quite a mess here this morning. there is an insurance company out here. they will be boarding this up later today on the corner of claire street and railroad avenue. here's a look at the huge flames you were talking about. this is exclusive video you will only see on 2. that prompted the battalion chief to call two alarms just before 1:00 a.m.. a security guard was inside. he suffered smoke inhalation but expected to be okay this morning. neighbors credit firefighters for saving their neighborhood early this morning. >> there was flames shooti
attack. >>> ktvu's alex sadvige has been looking at this with security experts and he tells us what he's learned. >> reporter: this is a day to re-examine your school's plan. in fact, it wasn't long ago when the lock down plan they have here at this district was put to the test. earlier this year there were reports of an armed man here on the campus of east avenue middle school. their job is to keep students safe. and today leaders of the liver mother valley joint school district are taking a hard look at how they would respond to a scenario like the one that took place in connecticut. >> i think we're doing everything we can but everyone everything you can is not enough. after this is done we ask, what could they have done and are we doing those things already. >> reporter: chris van schaack tells me administrators will try to learn from this event. the district already does regular lock down drills to prepare for a shooter on campus and other emergencies. >> we don't take any chances if there's ever a doubt. if we ever think there's someone on campus. announcements are made, kids are
's time now for the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to monday, it's december 17th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us. i want to check in with steve. rain coming in. how long will we see this? >> through the morning here. but then it will get really cold. tomorrow. not today. today is warm. mild to warm compared to last week. light rain continues. just kind of what we call coming in west to east and it's very mild warm sector. look for morning rain. snow up on the mountains and today's highs very mild. 50s and 60s. here is sal. >>> northbound 280 traffic looks good. as steve mentioned it will be wet for the morning commute. traffic is okay so far in the south bay. also looking at the commute here on oil westbound, you can -- on 80 westbound, you can see traffic is light but it is wet. let's go back to the desk. >>> on sunday more than 2,000 people came together for memorial service to remember the 26 lives cut short after the deadly school shooting in connecticut. >> we offer you our tears and our pain, our
the second hour of the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's monday, december 17th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. let's check in with steve. we'll have a lot of rain. >> between we will have pretty cold air. colder than last weekend. you told me you were cold last week. you will be really cold tuesday night into wednesday. there is pretty steady rain out there. nothing too heavy. it will be with us through the morning hours and giving away a partly cloudy mild breezy day. 50s and 60s more on that cold air in five minutes. >>> san francisco traffic looking pretty good approaching the 80 split. wet weather will make for a tricky commute on a monday. moving along and taking a look at the commute here on the toll plaza, metering lights on early. there is a delay past 880. now let's go back to the desk. >>> in developing news we begin with a scary story. a family was tied up and robbed in a home invasion in san francisco. it happened at 2:00 this morning in the sunset district a few blocks from the zoo. police tell us here that thr
here for service and they were just crying. >>> we have team coverage tonight, we have ktvu's john sasaki in newtown. >> reporter: locals and visitors alike are paying their respects. >> we're thankful that we have our children and we're just, we wanted to come up and light a candle, say something nice. >> reporter: two days after this tragedy happened it seems like the emotions are flowing more freely. perhaps the shock is starting to ware off. yet people are still making the pilgramage. >> i have kids too, and it's sad. >> reporter: among the visitors we met was the county commissioner from pennsylvania. >> you can learn a lot by this tragedy. we're going the make the schools better. we're going to make the schools more safe. >> reporter: it is an overwhelming scene, especially for those with connection to the scene. this woman's son jack attends the school and they brought a jack in the box for dylan. >> i am very sad about everything, i don't understand why anyone would do this to little kids like us. >> reporter: as you watch people gather at the memorial near the school. i h
, with ktvu's john sasaki, on how that town is remembering its young victims. >> reporter: it is now 1:00 a.m. it is raining here. and yet there are still people here at the memorial at the base of the sandy hook christmas tree. this memorial has grown exponentially in the last few days. at the memorial, we met some sandy hook firefighters. >> we had a meeting, to talk through what we've seen. this helped. we came away feeling well. >> reporter: he said they are deeply moved by the show of support. >> i think at the end, we'll be stronger and grow as a community. >> reporter: two of the victims, the firefighters tried to help were laid to rest today. hundreds of people came together at the funeral home in newtown to say goodbye to 6- year-old football player, wrestler, and skier, jack pinto. >> it was real sad. >> reporter: flowers are in heavy demand this week for funerals and the many memorials that have popped up around town. this is alice's floorist in nearby bethel. >> you want to be able to help people at a time like this. i feel the flowers do comfort people. but this is so overwhel
in san jose. police are investigating a fatal stabbing. ktvu janine de la vega is on the scene and tells us what police say they have led up to the violence. good morning, janine. >> reporter: good morning, tori. in the last half hour homicide investigators arrived here on the scene. right now they are on the backside of the building. starting to collect evidence. what we do know is that the stabbing happened while a party was going on at one of the businesses that you see right there. it's called the agency. just after 3:00 this morning police were called to the photography business on oakland road. officers say a party with about 30 minute was going when a fight broke out and a man got somebodied in his stomach. he was rushed to the hospital where he died shortly there after. >> we got several witnesses that are taking the police officer. >> musers says that were sever witness that left the scene while they arrived. one guest told us it was a graduation party. officers say the man who died was in his 30s. his identity is not been released yet. officers when we spoke with them, they wer
starlets to pick up. ktvu allie rasmus live at sfo to tell us what is happening out there and what is expected to be one of the busiest days of the holiday season. >> reporter: that rainy weather could have an impact on your travel plans if you're flying in and out of sfo. so far so good. we checked and there are no cancellations or delays to report. it is really busy out here though. if you take a look behind us you can see the taxis and cars and shuttles lining up along the curb here unloading passengers as they prepare to check in for their flight. this is the peak travel day of the holiday season with 130,000 people expected to pass through sfo. an estimated two million people are expected to come through between now and january 6th. inside the terminal we kept monitoring the board. we've been here since 3:30 this morning. we keep checking and there have been no delays or cancellations in and out of sfo. everything is leaving on time. and no delayed arrivals either. a couple flights from the east coast are scheduled to arrive 10-15 minutes early. all of this could change later
. >> reporter: experts we spoke to say it may take time for people to feel safe again. in san francisco, ktvu channel 2 news. >> tragedy in connecticut touched people all over the country including here in the bay area. the flag at the federal building was lowered to honor the victims of the shooting. the flag at san francisco's federal building was lowered to half-staff. dozens of people gather for a rally outside of gun violences this afternoon. organizers urge president barack obama to use the terrible tragedy to push congress for stricter gun control laws. many those who attended happened to be in washington for a training session for gun violence prevention groups. our viewers are responding to the tragedy on our facebook page. one comment reads "my heart is so broken. i can not stop crying at the thought of what happened and how the families feel. all of the other student his to experience. it is such a devastating thing." visit ktvu channel 2 facebook page to leave your own condolences for the victims in the shooting by posting your comments on our wall. >>> today's events are hard to
. >>> oakland police confirm three people are under arrest in the shooting deaths of two teenaged girls. ktvu first reported the arrests on saturday, after talking with police sources. the suspects have not been identified. but are said to be two men and a boy. 15-year-old raquel grassle and 16-year-old bobby sarsane were gunned down november 25 near brookdale park. no motive has been mentioned. >>> a proposal to expand a sikh temple in fremont is drawing complaints from some neighbors. the tem system located on gurdwar road in the niles district. temple leaders want to expand the facility from 28,000 square feet to 41,000 square feet. but some neighbors say traffic and parking are already a big problem because of the temple. fremont city is expected to vote on the expected expansion at a january 24 meeting. >>> a public hearing tonight will be held in san mateo about the future of a new 711 store. last night, a small group of protesters picketed outside the 711 on north san mateo drive. they're worried about the noise and traffic in the area. and they say because of zoning laws, the city sho
you more details as soon as they become available. lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a tragic story from oakland. a grandmother was shot and killed by a stray bullet. ktvu's tara moriarty is in oakland right now with the latest on who she was and how this happened. tara? >> reporter: well, the woman was simply walking to the store, the way she's probably done countless times before. but last night she didn't make it. and now police at headquarters are trying to figure out exactly who is responsible. this violence erupted around 7:00 last night on the 9100 block of international boulevard, when gunfire erupted across the street from the victim. she was a 49-year-old grandmother walking with a relative when she was struck and killed. police did not identify a woman. but a long time friend said she was ramona foreman who cared for her mother. now, police have made no arrests. they are still trying to figure out what instigated the gunfire that left at least ten shellcationss on the sidewalk -- shell casings on the sidewalk and then after that, more gunfire. one person was injured
coverage tonight. we begin in connecticut, with ktvu's john sasaki, on how that town is remembering its young victims. >> reporter: it is now 1:00 a.m. it is raining here. and yet there are still people here at the memorial at the base of the sandy hook christmas tree. this memorial has grown exponentially in the last few days. at the memorial, we met some sandy hook firefighters. >> we had a meeting, to talk through what we've seen. this helped. we came away feeling well. >> reporter: he said they are deeply moved by the show of support. >> i think at the end, we'll be stronger and grow as a community. >> reporter: two of the victims, the firefighters tried to help were laid to rest today. hundreds of people came together at the funeral home in newtown to say goodbye to 6- year-old football player, wrestler, and skier, jack pinto. >> it was real sad. >> reporter: flowers are in heavy demand this week for funerals and the many memorials that have popped up around town. this is alice's floorist in nearby bethel. >> you want to be able to help people at a time like this. i feel the flowe
. reporting live from campbell, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> oakland police are investigating an usual fire overnight that started in a stolen truck and then spread to a business. coming up at 7:30, lorraine blanco has reaction from the owner of the business, plus information on the damage from the fire. >>> 7:03. in less than two hours, at 8:45, this morning, president obama will announce a white house effort against gun violence. the president is putting vice president joe biden in charge of it. now, when the president flew to newtown, connecticut after the school shooting, he promised he would do what he could to keep it from happening again. now, ktvu will carry the president's announcement live right here on channel 2 so stay tuned. again, that's scheduled for 8:45 this morning. >>> it happening right now in washington, california senator bar bau broxer has called a news conference. this -- barbara boxer has called a news conference. she will be talking about new legislation she will be introducing to toughen security at schools. we're watching it live.
. nothing is happening as we can see right now. we do have ktvu's pline grow res there. he will bring us a live update from the ground coming up at 7:30. >>> a round of rain and strong wind moving into the bay area could affect your holiday travel plans. allie rasmus just spoke to sfo officials and she joins us live from sfo with some new information about flight delays. good morning, alley. >> reporter: good morning. you can see it's not raining right now. the weather is having an effect on travel here at san francisco international airport. if you look behind us, you can see a number of people unloading. this is supposed to be the busiest travel day of the year with over 100,000 people through sfo. but because of the low ceiling and visibility, the traffic management program is in effect from sfo. this is inside the terminal. there are a lot of people here. the security line was packed. it could get more problematic and hectic today. starting at 7:00, this airport won't be able to use all of the runways because of that traffic management program put into effect by the faa. that could m
their overwhelming grief at the tragedy. ktvu's john sasaki continues coverage from connecticut, where people are coming together to express their sorrow. john? >> reporter: ken, the scene is just up that hill behind me, but about 40 minutes from here in the city of stratford is a huge vigil tonight. thousands of people honoring all the victims of this heinous act, but especially teacher victoria soto. the entire state is in mourning, and it's especially deep. ♪ >> reporter: this community is bustling on a saturday night, but with heavy hearts, and that's how it's been all day. >> it feels so unreal. to think that those poor children couldn't ever see something like this coming and those parents who now have to live without their children, it's too much. >> reporter: beyond the school community, which is so profoundly impacted, some people nearby also witnessed the devastation. >> we came around the corner of this fire house, two little boys, one screaming hysterically, and the other one telling him, stop, stop running! stop! >> reporter: she says this tragedy would forever change her fond
phone lots rather than circle the airport and cause more congestion. live at sfo, christien kafton, ktvu channel 2news. >> and we have a link to the most up-to-date information on travel delays. it's under our hot topics on our home page. >>> some pg&e customers in the bay area are in the dark right now because of storm-related outages. latest numbers show almost 500 customers without power in nine bay area counties. according to the utility's website, the largest outage is in san rafael, where damage to an underground cable cut power to 113 customers after 5:00 this morning. pg&e hopes to have power restored there within the hour. >>> we started off the day with heavy rain and thunderstorms early this morning, then a bit of a break in the action. once again, into the afternoon hours, still heavy downpours, still reports of thunderstorms and even hail out there. as you can see, the cluster of heavy rain moving across the region, a loop heading out to the east. the latest right now on live storm tracker, you can pick out the coverage and the bulk of the heavy rain is out toward the stockt
announcement about guns coming from the president in just a couple of hours. all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day. middle of the week. wednesday, december 19th. i'm dave clark. >> is it the 19th? yes it is. i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. it's so cold it felt like tahoe. >> the day froze on me, steve. >> i understand. we do have a freeze warning out for the north bay. frost advisory elsewhere. temperatures are cold. let's get to them. 20s to the north. if there is even some in the santa cruz mountains it will be cool today but change in the weather is showing up. >>> good morning. southbound 680 traffic looks good as you drive past mission boulevard. also the morning commute is looking good in san francisco off to a nice start approaching the downtown area. it's 5:00 let's go back to dave and pam. >>> at 5:00 we have breaking news coming in from campbell. firefighters just found a body as they rushed to an apartment house fire. janine de la vega is there. she's been there since 4:30 this morning. what is the very latest? >
condition. a witness on the scene told ktvu four people were detained. he said he saw four people in handcuffs while a fourth was injured. we will bring you a live update just as soon as we can get more information. >>> now to solano county where a hit-and-run driver killed a man and his dog today. we're going to eric rasmussen who has the story. >> reporter: one neighbor told me she saw the tire tracks but saw no man and no suspect. >> they were going too far for the neighborhood. left him for dead, did not stop. >> reporter: kevin bowl was walking his own dogs when he got the word. his long time friend and neighbor thomas had been hit at the intersection of sutter and 11th street. the man was on his regular walk with his dog corgie. >> i seen all the blood on the street but someone fold me it was just the dog that got hit. >> reporter: emergency responders took him to the hospital but he did not survive. >> the thing that i want is the person who did this to be man enough to come forward. >> reporter: they don't care, they will hit you and keep going. they hit a dog, keep going
hydrant. ktvu channel 2 reporter janine de la vega is live on sandhill road with a look at the flooding and how traffic is being affected. good morning, janine. >> reporter: good morning, tori. well, actual iy, this intersection at sandhill and el camino just opened up about tree minutes ago -- three minutes ago. work crews were trying to work quickly to get this cleaned up because this road is used to get on 280. this whole area was flooded for the past five hours because a hydrant was shooting water into the air. here is a look at this guiser. officers say just before 1:00 a.m., the driver lost control and hit the fire hydrant and kept driving. police caught up with him and arrested him for suspected dui. it took several hours for public work crews to shut off the water because they had a hard time getting to the valve. >> at first, the guiser was about 50 feet high. it was a constant stream of water. it flooded the roadways where we stopped traffic going westbound and we had to block off eastbound traffic as well so the cars would not hydroplane or anything like that. >> reporter: th
francisco allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we will turn now to other news. new this morning i want to tell you about a rescue along the side of a by area freeway that happened after a couple crashed their car. that car veered off interstate 880 around 1:30 this morning. it got tangled up in bushes and trees along the fence line. investigators still don't know what went wrong. >> witness described the vehicle suddenly looking as if exiting the freeway. >> police say the car hit the fence at full freeway speed. we don't know the extent of the injuries but authorities say the woman inside that car was able to talk to police. however, the man who was driving suffered a head injury and was not able to communicate with his rescuers. >>> it was a wet and soggy saturday. more rain is on the way for the next few days. the storm also brought cold temperatures to many parts of the bay. and holiday shoppers had to pull out their umbrellas, hats, and coats. san jose workers at an emergency shelter say dozens of people filled their beds because of the cold weather. the rain also caused delays up
will continue to earn there. noelle. >> reporter: ktvu has learned starting next year james quan will continue to work with the port for a period of 7 months, essentially as a consultant. a port spokesman says he'll be a retiree annuitant. working with transition. this is the same james quan who earlier this month along with former port executive director agreed to pay back more than $5000 they spent at strip clubs and charged to the port of oakland. we spoke via skype with kelly who teach business ethics at uc berkeley. >> given the egregiousness of the allegations against him and his team, it seems shocking they would want to continue to associate with what i think is a damaged brand. >> reporter: the port announced his retirement earlier this month on the same day it released an internal audit and investigation that revealed some of the credit card holders skirted spending limits. $60,000 in questionable gifts they may violate laws. warren will earn $109 an hour based on his $214,000 salary. quan retires from the port with pension benefits but it's unclear if he'll collect a pension and pay
, is affecting parents and kids all over the country, including right here in the bay area. ktvu's tara moriarty is live in san francisco with more on how students will honor the victims in newtown -- newtown, today. >> reporter: well, they plan to stand in solidarity with the students by wearing their school colors. behind me here, you can see there is a fence up around this school. that, of course, is gonna be the topic of discussion among a lot of school administrators. many schools have fences designed to keep intruders out. but if they get in, it's questionable how far they can get. california's superintendent expects more discussions about this. he's alerted all 1100 public school districts to reskew safety plans -- review safety plans. >> you minimize the risk as best you can. we can't live in fear and have every school be a closed fortress of some kind. it's a place of learning. >> reporter: some parents say sandy hook elementary had a locked door through the school but a gunman shot his way through it. state legislators say this is vulnerable. >> it's not gonna stop somebody if that's t
but many in some small way starting to heal. john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >> tomorrow president obama is scheduled to attend an interfaith memorial service in newtown. this will be the fourth time president obama has made such a visit following a mass shooting. in his weekly address today, he offered condolences and a call to action. >> we have to come together and we'll have to take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this from happening, regardless of politics. >> president obama did not provide specifics but in the past, the president has supported reinstating a federal assault weapons ban. >>> the medical examiner said he's never had to deal with something like this. >> my sensibilities may not be the average man, but this probably is the worst i have seen. >> dr. carver went on to say that all of the victims had been shot multiple times with a long weapon, presumably the semiautomatic rifle found at the scene. >> people all over the world are expressing sympathy for the victims in the massacre. in moscow, people left flowers and stuffed animals outside the american e
shooting. just log on to ktvu .com and click on the tab on the front page. >>> we are getting word into the channel 2 newsroom of a bart station closure. bart officials say the dublin pleasanton station is closed due to an equipment problem at the station. dublin trains will not travel past west dublin station. so this is causing delays for passengers heading east on dublin trains. >>> the police officers who rescued a newborn baby in san francisco are speaking out today. both the child and mother were taken to the hospital. ktvualle rasmus has more on how the police are describing their experience. >> reporter: the police officers are calling it a traumatic experience because the newborn baby almost did not survive but because of their quick response and the knowledge of cpr, the baby is in stable condition. the officer's here at the baby station got a standing ovation for their actions. [ applause ] >> reporter: that's officer matt clout on the left and steve grinch on the right and they responded to a call about a newborn baby in distress early wednesday morning in the air of th
>>> well, it is cold out there, time now for the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, i am pam cook. >> and i am dave clark. i just saw steve 10 seconds ago, grab a coat? >> yes, it's cold out there. rain will be coming back thursday, we are in between systems, lows in the 30s for many. i think the showers will fall apart in mendocino. highs 50s colder and breezy, here is sal. >>> highway 4 coming up to the willow pass grade, no major problems getting up to concord right now. also this morning, we are looking at san francisco, north 101 looks good approaching the 880 split, let's go to dave and pam. >>> many bay area schools are on high alert. channel 2 reporter allie rasmus has more on a scare yesterday that had police searching two local campuses, allie? >> reporter: well, it is a sign that most schools across the country are not taking any perceived threats lightly. here we are in pleasant hill, this elementary school and the daycare, they are all located next to each other. they were briefly locked down after somebody called and said, you are next and immediately hung up. s
to ktvu.com for more storm watch coverage. we will link you to live storm tracker radar. and a link for up tates on flight delays. >>> it has been one week since the horrifying rampage at a connecticut elementary school. people paid tribute to the victims. >>> the nuns rang bells and lit candles as they read the names of the 20 children and six adults who were killed last friday morning. around the nation people paused to remember them. the nra had an announcement. >> reporter: from the new york stock exchange to south florida to the fashion's capitol. >> we gather as religious leaders to compheplerate the one week marker of the shootings in connecticut -- commemorate the one-week marker of the shootings in connecticut. >> reporter: it marks one week since the shooting that killed 20 children and 6 adults. as investigators continue to hunt for a motive as to why 20- year-old adam lanza killed his mother and later opened fire at sandy hook, the nation's most prominent gun rights lobbyying group broke their sigh leps. the rifle association argued in a statement that the nation's schools sh
costs. for more information go to our information, ktvu.com. reporting live, health and science editor, john fowler, k ktvu channel 2 news. >> since the massacre happened last friday morning, you can post your thoughts and share this post on your facebook wall to honor the victims of the school shooting in newtown. >> a brazen smash and grab this morning in concord. thieves rammed a car into the front of a video came star. you spoke to police in the area about this trend. >> reporter: this could be the extreme where hours ago a car had driven right through this plate glass win doe. now this business is back open. when police arrived they found this silver honda afterway into the store. the call came in about 4 in the morning. whoever was responsible was gone when officers arrive. the manager told us the thief or thieves took apple iphones and ipods. police believe the vehicle was stolen. today customers came by only to be turned away. >> it's surprising. it's a little surprising. but i mean, desperate people do desperate things, i guess. >> reporter: police say smash and grab robberies
't be leaving work there all together. how much he will continue to earn there. noelle. >> reporter: ktvu has learned starting next year james quan will continue to work with the port for a period of 7 months, essentially as a consultant. a port spokesman says he'll be a retiree annuitant. working with transition. this is the same james quan who earlier this month along with former port executive director agreed to pay back more than $5000 they spent at strip clubs and charged to the port of oakland. we spoke via skype with kelly who teach business ethics at uc berkeley. >> given the egregiousness of the allegations against him and his team, it seems shocking they would want to continue to associate with what i think is a damaged brand. >> reporter: the port announced his retirement earlier this month on the same day it released an internal audit and investigation that revealed some of the credit card holders skirted spending limits. $60,000 in questionable gifts they may violate laws. warren will earn $109 an hour based on his $214,000 salary. quan retires from the port with pension benefits
. complete coverage starts right now this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. . >>> let's begin with a quick look at your weather, mark is in for steve paulson. >>> upper 20s and 30s at least in the short-term and as we head to the evening hours you will notice an increase in the clouds. here is a look at the current numbers. fairfield 20 degrees and san jose in the upper 30s, 39 and coming up, the timing of our first storm, we have multiple storms as we head to the weekend, here is sal with traffic. >>> traffic is moving along well, you can see it is moving along nicely and there are no major problems as you are driving through. san mateo bridge is also off to a nice start, 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> fire at a home in san francisco's valley. lorraine blanco is there with the details on how this fire may have started, good morning, lorraine. >> reporter: good morning, dave, well you can see a burned pile of construction and that's where they think the fire started. at this point investigators are not calling it suspicious. they got a call on the multi- hundred block of sanchez street. f
. >>> complete barry news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> they said line up and close your eyes and hold onto each other. we went out and they said there could be bad stuff. >> innocence lost. a young survivor of the connecticut school shooting recalling the scary moments of a national tragedy. >> welcome to mornings on 2. >> more details are coming out about the tragic shooting at a connecticut elementary school where 20 children were killed. >> john is live now in connecticut where people throughout the state have converged this morning to mourn the dead. >> reporter: we are in -- sandy hook rights here, across from the volunteer fire department. you can see quite a bit of activity. police, firefighters, 24 hours ago it was a different scene, children were running here from their school just around the corner, sandy hook elementary to this fire station after being told by police this is where they can come to be safe because of what was happening in the school. it was a scene of chaos and horror, terrified children, hundreds of them coming here. this
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to be okay. they proceeded to go to the hospital. allie rasmus. ktvu. >>> two people were injured after an accident shut down 880 last night. that happened on 2:30 a.m. near the a street exit. chp said four cars were involved. one truck overturned and the crash is still under investigation >>> there is a lot of storm damage to be cleaned up all over the bay area. and the wind and rain in san francisco caused the anding of a gas station to collapse on to a car. this happened at 17th. the driver is grateful no one was hurt. >> i was grateful we weren't in there. >> the anding did, however, cause damage to the hood and trunk. there were no customers pumping gas at the time. the pumps were not damaged which they said is lucky. because there could have been an explosion. >>> flooding shut down the lanes of the great highway in san francisco. drivers are being urged to slow down and look out for standing water. >> it knocked out power to thousands in the bay area. >> more than 700 businesses in bay point are in the dark. san rafael dealing with this. and they lost power yesterday. pg&e said i
the news starts right now. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. i'm dave clark. >> it's friday, december 14th. a strong quake hit off the coast of southern california overnight. the 6.3 quake happened around 2:30 this morning. it was southwest of avalon california. two quakes with in seconds of each other were first reported but the usgs says now there was just one main quake. there was a 4.7 after shock and that hit 15 minutes after the 6.3 quake. no tsunami warning was issued. >>> the massive fire at a fremont machine shop remains a concern this morning for several hours yesterday thick black smoke came from the factory near interstate 680. we are at the plant where firefighters are still keeping guard this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the fire department was called back out early this morning to take care of a stubborn hot spot. later the fire marshall is expected to come out to investigate. you can see this morning what's vest a gutted office building and machine shop. the fir
. >>> thank you, rob. this is a story that we will be staying on top of and on ktvu.com. this is a live picture right now from the white house briefing room. we are expecting room from president obama within the next ten minutes where he be updating the country on his reaction to this horrible mass shooting in newton connecticut. he is expressing sympathies to the family as well as pledging federal support for state and local enforcement. hearing from the governor, daniel malloy speaking shortly and we understand he he speaking with a lot of the families, numerous children taken to hospitals but we don't know the status, whether they are injured or deceased as a result of the shooting this morning. once again, we want to show you pictures from the scene outside of the school. you can see just a lot of people standing there, some ambulances and cars and law enforcement and parents and teachers basically in shock about what happens. it happened at 9:44 this morning when a gunman walked into the school and opened fire. there was a call to 911 reporting the emergency and when police starte
to ktvu.com for a list of vigils being held. you'll find a link on our home page. >> in san jose city council members today paid respects to the connecticut shooting victims. >> our hearts are saddened by the tragedy. >> flags are flying at half staff in san jose and communities across the bay area in honor of the victims. >> back now to breaking news live pictures from news chopper 2 of san jose city college which has been on lockdown since about 4:30 this afternoon. that's almost two hours. this all comes after there were reports of an armed intruder on campus. i should be clear here. one report of an armed intruder on campus. since then there have been no other reports. do we have the chancellor on the phone right now? chancellor, are you there? >> yes, i'm here. can you tell me what's happening right now? >> well, it is still unfolding. it began with us tracking a text message about an individual with a handgun on campus. at this point our campus police responded immediately. text messages were issued to students which is our fastest way of communicating with our student body. we
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